Sep 25, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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CLWR 5820 - Thinking About Death: Belief and Practice


Survey of belief systems regarding death rituals, burial practices and the intersection of the dead and the living, through textual and archaeological evidence.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe and analyze texts, images, tombs, modes of burial and grave goods.
  • Engage modern theories and approaches to the analyses of beliefs and practices concerning death.
  • How how beliefs and burial practices in different cultures shape the portrayal of the dead in painting and sculpture.



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